Enduring Loss in Early Modern Germany

Cross Disciplinary Perspectives

Edited by Lynne Tatlock, Washington University, St. Louis

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€158,00
$190.00
ISBN13: 
9789004184541
E-ISBN: 
9789004185340
Publication Date: 
July 2010
Format: 
Hardback
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Pages, Illustr.: 
xxx, 478 pp. (incl. 47 illustrations)
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ISSN: 
1547-1217
Volume: 
50

Richard J. Ninness, Touro College, NY

This study of the Catholic Prince-Bishopric of Bamberg and its largely Protestant aristocracy tells the complicated story of Lutheran nobles and their relatives in the Catholic Church and their struggle to cooperate in the Reformation era.
Series: 
Volume: 
53
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004201545
E-ISBN: 
9789004211919
Publication date: 
September 2011
€118,00
$143.00

Warren Alexander Dym, University of Miami

The patronage of dowsers by mining administrations through the eighteenth century challenges common assumptions about the Enlightenment. Rather than decline in importance like alchemy and astrology, dowsing transformed from a study of mineral vapors into an experimental branch of geophysics.
Series: 
Volume: 
52
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004186422
E-ISBN: 
9789004188716
Publication date: 
September 2010
€121,00
$145.00

Edited by Esther Peperkamp, Breda International University of Applied Sciences and Małgorzata Rajtar, Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology

The most common explanations view either the socialist past or larger scale processes of modernization to be the cause of eastern German secularization. The volume attempts to discover historically variable reconfigurations of religion and the secular at the local level.
Series: 
Volume: 
51
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004184671
E-ISBN: 
9789004190528
Publication date: 
June 2010
€121,00
$145.00

Gerhard A. Ritter. Translated by Alex Skinner

This collection of letters from German refugee historians to their teacher Friedrich Meinecke sheds light on questions of emigration and German-Jewish and German-American identity. It also reflects the deep impact that emigrant historians had on American teaching and research in European history,...
Series: 
Volume: 
49
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004184046
E-ISBN: 
9789004184053
Publication date: 
May 2010
€158,00
$190.00

Edited by Benjamin Kaplan, University College London and University of Amsterdam, Marybeth Carlson, University of Dayton, Ohio and Laura Cruz, Western Carolina University

Drawing on a growing interest in the theoretical concept of boundaries, the contributors to this volume seek to understand the process of drawing boundaries, both real and imagined, and the consequences of these processes in the history of the Low Countries.
Series: 
Volume: 
48
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004176379
E-ISBN: 
9789047429814
Publication date: 
June 2009
€127,00
$153.00

Jason P. Coy, College of Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina

This book examines the role of banishment, a prevalent form of punishment largely neglected by scholars, in sixteenth-century Ulm, using the town’s experience to uncover how early modern magistrates used expulsion to regulate and reorder society.
Series: 
Volume: 
47
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004161740
E-ISBN: 
9789047442790
Publication date: 
September 2008
€58,80
$70.80
€98,00
$118.00

Edited by Karin Friedrich, University of Aberdeen and Barbara M. Pendzich

This work is an attempt to change thinking not only on the political practice and the role of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth in a European context (both East and West), but to also connect the early modern past with present notions of citizenship and participatory political systems.
Series: 
Volume: 
46
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004169838
E-ISBN: 
9789047442332
Publication date: 
November 2008
€76,20
$91.80
€127,00
$153.00

Michele Zelinsky Hanson, La Salle University

Based on sixteenth-century interrogation records, this book provides a rare insight into the religious lives of ordinary people, challenging the importance of belief in constructing religious identities and revealing the potential for accommodation during the controversies of the early Reformation.
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Volume: 
45
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004166738
E-ISBN: 
9789047442431
Publication date: 
November 2008
€76,20
$91.80
€127,00
$153.00

Molly Wilkinson Johnson, University of Alabama, Huntsville

Drawing on archival, published, and oral history sources, this book analyzes the successes and limitations encountered by the East German state as it used participatory sports programs, sports festivals, and sports spectatorship to transform its population into new socialist citizens.
Series: 
Volume: 
44
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004169579
E-ISBN: 
9789047443407
Publication date: 
August 2008
€76,20
$91.80
€127,00
$153.00

Anthony J. Steinhoff, University of Tennessee, Chattanooga

Drawing on extensive archival research, this study of Protestantism in Strasbourg (1870–1914) rethinks traditional understandings of the relationship between religion and European urban modernity. Not only did the city's faith communities exploit modern means to promote the faith, but they also...
Series: 
Volume: 
43
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004164055
E-ISBN: 
9789047432449
Publication date: 
February 2008
€99,60
$120.60
€166,00
$201.00

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